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Defending Against Sex Crime Charges in California

A sex crime conviction comes with severe consequences. From permanent registration as a sex offender to time served in state prison, a sex crime violation in California is a serious offense. Meanwhile, many mistakes and misunderstandings can partake in sex crime arrests. Often people are falsely accused or misunderstood in these scenarios, thus leading to a case with cause for defense.

Have you been charged with a sex crime in California? Call the Law Offices of J. Patrick Carey today at (310) 695-1118 or contact us online to schedule a meeting with our sex crimes attorney in Torrance! 

Types of Sex Crimes in California

California sex crimes are serious offenses with severe penalties, including imprisonment and mandatory sex offender registration. These crimes include but are not limited to:

The severity of the punishment depends on the specific crime, the age of the victim, and the defendant's criminal history.

It is essential to understand that a conviction for a sex crime in California can devastate your life. It can lead to time in prison, a criminal record, and mandatory sex offender registration, which can limit your future opportunities and restrict your ability to live in certain areas. An attorney can help you understand the legal process and protect your rights.

Defending Against Sex Crime Allegations

Having a defense lawyer on your side is crucial when fighting a sex crime charge. Some defenses to sex crimes allegations include but are not limited to the following:

  • Sexual contact never occurred
  • The victim gave consent/ you had the honest belief they consented
  • Not enough evidence to prove guilty

Please be aware that voluntary intoxication does not qualify as a defense in California.

Contact Our Sex Crimes Attorney in Torrance Today

Pat Carey prosecuted almost every crime in California during his 8+ year tenure with the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office. He uses his insider experience to fight your case from the inside out. Pat Carey not only prosecuted Sex Crimes as a Deputy District Attorney but also filed these cases and supervised others on how to handle them. Pat is very much aware of how sexual misconduct cases run and will fight to keep his reputation protected.

Contact the Law Offices of J. Patrick Carey today to schedule a consultation with our sex crimes lawyer in Torrance!


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